The Black Hole Initiative (BHI) is an interdisciplinary center at Harvard University involving a collaboration between Principal Investigators (PIs) from the fields of Astronomy (Sheperd Doeleman, Avi Loeb and Ramesh Narayan), Physics (Andrew Strominger), Mathematics (Shing-Tung Yau) and Philosophy (Peter Galison).
The BHI is the first center worldwide to focus on the study of black holes. The BHI is the first center worldwide to focus on the study of black holes, and as such it offers a unique naming opportunity for potential donors.
Senior Faculty, Black Hole Initiative
William Caspar Graustein Professor of Mathematics
Shing-Tung Yau has made fundamental contributions to differential geometry which have influenced a wide range of scientific disciplines, including astronomy and theoretical physics.